The 25th Amendment loophole Democrats could use against Trump

It’s been a defining question of his presidency: Is Donald Trump mentally fit enough to perform the duties of his office? And if he weren’t, what remedy could there be? While never entirely going away, the discussion seemed to have quieted. But then came Sharpiegate, his surpassingly strange conflict with the deep state of the NOAA. What other explanation could there be for the president who would draw on a weather map for a press conference show-and-tell? Even Republicans and former Trump administration officials sounded the alarm. “He’s deteriorating in plain sight,” a Republican strategist in frequent contact with the White House told Business Insider. “The guy is obviously in mental decline,” Anthony Scaramucci, who briefly served as White House communications director, sounded off on CNN.

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The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump

The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump is a 2017 book edited by Bandy X. Lee, a forensic psychiatrist, containing essays from 27 psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health professionals describing the “clear and present danger” that U.S. President Donald Trump’s mental health poses to the “nation and individual well being.” Authors argue that the President’s mental health was affecting the mental health of the people of the United States and that he places the country at grave risk of involving it in a war, and of undermining democracy itself due to his dangerous pathology.

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Duty to Warn

What Is Duty To Warn?

Duty To Warn is an association of mental health professionals who believe it is their ethical duty to warn the public that Donald Trump is psychologically unfit to be president. His thinking is distorted, his words are dishonest, and his behavior is unstable, dangerous and destructive. Thus, we advocate his removal under the 25th amendment.

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